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I just played the most advanced virtual reality game ever made, and it was brilliant

Strapped in and good to go, I find myself in a carnival, and I’m informed that I’m about to enjoy a series of mini-games.<p>The first demo involves …

Art Basel's Marc Spiegler on digital art and disruption - CNN Style

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The HDK 2 Is Razer's New $399 Virtual Reality Headset

An attempt to stand up to the Oculus Rift and Vive<p>The most common complaint about virtual reality is that quality experiences are too expensive—the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift cost $799 and $599 respectively, on top of costly computers.<p>To stoke the competition, Razer is announcing today a virtual …

Virtual Reality

10 of the best virtual reality apps for your smartphone

Get started with VR on your iPhone or Android phone with these 100 apps, spanning films, games, news and 360-degree photo-sharing<p>You don’t need to spend hundreds of pounds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset to give virtual reality a try.<p>The Android or iPhone handset in your pocket is a VR device …

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11 Ways Virtual Reality Will Dramatically Change the Business World

Between sitting down with team members who are halfway across the world and allowing customers to try out your product before they buy it, here are 11 ways virtual reality is expected to dramatically change the way we do business.<p>A. Richer Entertainment Experiences<p>ZinePak is already using augmented …

Step into Titmouse’s 3D Cartoon World with Google’s Tilt Brush

‘Two Weeks of Titmouse’ showcases mind and space-bending virtual reality art from 11 famed creators using Google’s Tilt Brush virtual reality …

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like VR glasses - Business

Shenzhen Dlodlo Technologies Co Ltd, a startup engaged in virtual reality technology research and development, released VR glasses called "Glass V1", …

Kevin Kelly on the inevitable rise of virtual reality and artificial intelligence

Our machines are getting smarter at a mind-bending pace. Tech writer Kevin Kelly, founder and former executive editor at Wired Magazine (his job …

Star Wars VR Game Will Put You in a X-Wing

Alpha Squad, Red Leader, and you.<p>You'll soon be able to fly an X-Wing within virtual reality. That's the promise delivered by EA and studio Criterion Games, whichunveiled Star Wars Battlefront: X-Wing VR Mission at E3 at E3 this week, available on Playstation VR this fall.<p>A sense of size has always …

Zuckerberg says technology to record your dreams is possible

Mark Zuckerberg held Facebook's first ever live Q&A today, taking questions and giving enjoyably candid answers in the process. His response to one …

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Rediscovering Virtual Reality

<b>Larry Hodges Professor of Human-Centered Computing Clemson University School of Computing</b><p>We are hearing a lot about Virtual Reality (VR) lately--so much so that 2016 has been called "The Year of Virtual Reality." What is the potential of VR? Let's do a thought experiment. Imagine a time when …

Augmented and Virtual Reality: Where Is the Educational Value?

K-12 schools are beginning to see the educational value of virtual and augmented reality and are investing in these technologies even though price …

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Immerse Learning and REWIND: VR Take Virtual Reality To Deeper Levels

The annual videogames show E3 is currently taking place in Los Angeles and even halfway through the conference, it is clear that Virtual Reality (VR) is carrying all before it. <br>This technology has had several false dawns since the turn of the decade, but its sun is finally coming up, not only …

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What it's like being Batman in virtual reality

Put on the bat-eared cowl<p>The first part of <i>Batman Arkham VR</i> is the best kind of VR experience. At E3 2016, I became Batman. Yes, <i>the</i> Batman — the one I picture in my head when I think about the Dark Knight, the one from developer Rocksteady Studios' Arkham series. That experience reminded me what I …

Take a Virtual Reality Tour of Shanghai Disney Resort

The highly anticipated Shanghai Disney Resort opens its doors to visitors Thursday, making history as the first Disney Park in mainland China.<p>Curious …

New method discovered to fight sickness caused by VR headsets

Scientists have developed a new method to fight virtual reality (VR) sickness that can be experienced by those who use head-worn VR displays like the …

E3 2016: Hands On With Fallout 4 VR

Fallout's brief virtual reality demo left me wanting even more.<p>My brief few minutes in Fallout 4 VR were mostly spent wandering around the Red Rocket …

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Is Virtual Reality going to transform cinema?

With VR showcases at all the forward-thinking film festivals in the world, Sundance, Tribeca and TIFF, 360 videos and installations have become a regular festival fixture. Even the more conservative Cannes had a very impressive VR display this year, alongside VR masterclasses and panels athering …

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Here's what cities will look like in 30 years

Ian Pearson, a futurologist with an 85% accuracy track record, helped put together a report on what we can expect in the year 2045.<p>Pearson compiled the report with Hewden, a construction-equipment rental company, that shows "what can we expect to see over the next 30 years in the construction …

Columbia researchers may have solved the biggest problem with virtual reality

While much of the general public has yet to have a chance to try it (getting your hands on a headset isn't easy), 2016 is still most definitely the year of virtual reality.<p>At the E3 conference this year, publishers showed that gamers will be able to use VR for experiences ranging from piloting an …

Elaborate Virtual Reality Irish Pub Prank

The Emerald I'll-be-damned<p>Japanese variety shows are the king of staging elaborate pranks, but this digital creative agency in Georgia is giving them …

Virtual reality no longer just a hobby for these Cisco employees

It might surprise you that Cisco, one of the more acquisitive network companies around, hasn’t yet joined the fray of multi-million and multi-billion …

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Are any developers actually receiving Valve's "pre-paid Steam revenue" VR funding?

<b>Update December 9, 2016:</b> <i>According to Rocketwerkz' Dean Hall, Valve's VR funding is inaccessible to the majority of developers.</i><p>Despite us first …

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'Wilson's Heart' Is The Most Terrifying Movie You've Ever Played

I look into the mirror and the reflection of a very battered, and very distraught, old man stares back at me. I turn my head and he turns his. I …

SUPERHOT VR might end up being the most meta VR game yet

The Superhot Team announced <i>SUPERHOT VR</i> for the Oculus Touch this week, a project that’s been in the works since late 2013. Anyone who’s completed the …

Virtual Reality

The Next Germ Nightmare: Movie VR Headsets

As virtual reality comes to malls, multiplexes and roller coasters, personal hygiene is both an issue and an opportunity for startups cornering the …

Visions for Virtual Reality

(and why we won’t be changing our name…)<p>One of the most common questions I get asked when speaking about my company is “Why Snobal?”<p>I know when I am …

NASA and how they use virtual reality and cognitive computing

June 16, 2016 | Written by: Wired Brand Lab<p>Categorized: Article<p>Share this post:<p>‘Virtual reality’ and ‘cognitive computing’ have become the trends to …

Now That Virtual Reality Is a Reality, What’s Next for the Tech Format? (Guest Blog)

Get ready, consumers: VR is no longer the stuff of sci-fi movies<p>Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Technological advancements along with price-point drops are …

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DIRTT’s ICEreality puts VR to use for interior, office design

A manufacturer of custom prefabricated elements to be built into offices and other work spaces, DIRTT Environmental Solutions is the latest corporation to adopt virtual reality for the enterprise, rather than entertainment.<p>The company unveiled their ICEreality software this week at an annual …